On Sunday, Sen. Ted Cruz questioned why Twitter’s algorithm keeps showing him tweets from Democrats and gave “Ted Deutch … Sheldon Whitehouse … Steve Cohen … Chuck Schumer … and Chris Murphy” as examples:

Um. . .

We love to bash social media companies as much as the next guy, but we’re pretty sure Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) has it right with this response:

Bet Sen. Cruz wasn’t satisfied and he bet Sen. Schatz $100 that it would be different on his timeline:

It looks like Sen. Cruz lost the bet, although there is no screenshot proof:

It really isn’t just in one direction, at least where this algorithm is concerned:

The algorithm does this for sports, too:

Hopefully, the two can work together at “algorithmic transparency,” because it is a serious issue:

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